Bar scuffle leads to Wheatfield man in a coma

WHEATFIELD, N.Y.– (WIVB)  A fight in a Niagara Falls Boulevard bar has left a Wheatfield man in a medically induced coma.

The Niagara Gazette reports that the victim, a 47-year old Wheatfield man, was found bloodied and beaten in the patio area of the The Office Bar in around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was found lying on his back on a wooden ramp leading to the patio with a bloody face and multiple injuries to his nose and face. His injuries are so sever he had to be put into a medically induced coma.

A witness told Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies the fight broke out when a man approached the victim asking for a lighter.  Witnesses say the assailant was seen leaving the bar with a woman.

 Deputies are hoping to obtain security footage of the incident from the bar owner. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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